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Back-to-School Supplies Drive

To celebrate our Cause Area for August - Education + Literacy Pebble Tossers is collecting back to school supplies

How can you participate:

1. Volunteer: Pebble Tossers members can volunteer to help collect and organize donations on August 13th. Some volunteers will also remove information from the devices we collect. Please register to participate.

Date & Time:
August 13, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Location to volunteer:
The Commons Buildings 1-4
The patio outside of Building 1
3565 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

2. Donate School Supplies (no registration needed and anyone can donate items)

Suggestions for supplies:
- composition & spiral notebooks
- wide rule notebook paper
- 24 count box of crayons, 10 count box of markers, pencils, pens & highlighters
- glue sticks
- scissors
- binder pencil pouch
- red, blue, yellow & green folders with prongs
- rulers
- 2" 3-ring binders
- earbuds or headphones
- USB flash drives
- calculators
- cleaning products such as disinfecting wipes & sprays and hand sanitizer
- ziplock bags

Technology Donations:
Laptops: We are also collecting laptops that are in good working condition to be donated. Please remove all personal files before donating.

iPods: The iPods will go to A.G. Rhodes, a nonprofit nursing organization, for them to add "period" music for their senior residents for their "Songs for Seniors" program.

Where to drop off your donations: We will have collection boxes in the lobby area of various Roam Innovative Workplace locations between August 1 and 10am August 12.

Roam Dunwoody
1155 Mount Vernon Hwy NE #800
Atlanta, GA 30338

Roam Perimeter Center
1151 Hammond Drive NE #240
Atlanta, GA 30346

Roam Lenox
3535 Peachtree RD NE #320
Atlanta, GA 30326

Roam Galleria
3031 Cobb Parkway #124
Atlanta, GA 30339

Roam Alpharetta
5815 Windward Pkwy. #302
Alpharetta, GA 30005

Contact Person: Chynna Edwards

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Food Box Build Out

Help HOPE Atlanta feed families across Georgia! Their hunger program supplies over 40,000 food boxes to help thousands of families put food on the table each year, provides 2500 kids in Georgia with meal packs that help end hunger over the weekend and deliver meals during the summer!

Requirements: Volunteers must be 16+ to be without an adult and 8 and older with an adult. Volunteers are required to wear cloth masks or secure bandanas. Please bring your personal mask on the day of your service!

About the Event: Help pack food boxes that will be provided to families in need.

Contact Person: Volunteer Coordinator

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Forest and Trail Maintenance

The Big Trees Forest Preserve is a beautiful, unique 30-acre Fulton County Tree, Plant and Wildlife Sanctuary. Pebble Tossers partners with the Big Trees Forest Preserve to provide volunteers on the second Saturday of each month to help preserve the forest.

What Volunteers Will Be Doing: the activities vary each month: removing and rebuilding the split-rail fence, spreading mulch, planting and maintaining the trails. This is a great family service project and is open to all ages.

Registration: Pebble Tossers members register for this project by logging in to their Pebble Tossers dashboard.

Open Project Registration: Not Yet a Pebble Tossers member and want to join Pebble Tossers for this project? Then click one of the dates below to register.

August 13: Click here to register.

We are following COVID guidelines to keep group interactions safe. Per CDC guidelines, Pebble Tossers will not require masks for vaccinated volunteers during outdoor projects. We follow safety protocols to ensure a healthy and enjoyable experience for all volunteers. As always, we will provide hand wipes and hand sanitizer for our volunteers. We usually provide work gloves but are now requiring volunteers to bring their own work gloves.

Contact Person: Volunteer Coordinator

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Sorting and Packing Books

Books for Africa: A simple name for an organization with a simple mission: to end the book famine in Africa. Books for Africa collects, sorts, ships, and distributes books to African students of all ages. With your help, they will help create a culture of literacy and provide the tools of empowerment to the next generation of parents, teachers, and leaders in Africa.

Volunteers are needed to sort and pack books according to category and age level. No heavy lifting is involved. Volunteers must be at least 12 and with an adult or 14 to be without an adult.

If you are interested in volunteering on a date or time other than what appears on our calendar or you have more volunteers in your group than open spots available, please email chynna@pebbletossers.org (shifts are from 9 am - 11 am and 1 - 3 pm.)

Contact Person: Volunteer Coordinator

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